Symptom: Blue skin


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Blue skin: Blueness of the skin
Detailed cause information for symptom: Blue skin:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Blue skin (17 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Blue skin (3 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Blue skin (33 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Blue skin (3 conditions)

    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Blue skin: cyanosis (33), purple skin (6), blue hands (0)
    Symptoms related to Blue skin: cyanosis (33), purple skin (6), dark skin (21), skin color changes (129), pallor (40), redness (48), blue lips (7), blue hands (0), blue face
    Blue skin type of: Cyanosis (33)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Blue skin: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Blue skin as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Blue skin: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Blue skin as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Blue skin: The following list of conditions have 'Blue skin' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Adult respiratory distress syndrome ... cyanosis
  • Asphyxia ... cyanosis
  • Asthma ... cyanosis

    B

  • Blue baby ... blueness, cyanosis
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia ... episodic cyanosis

    C

  • Chemical pneumonia ... cyanosis, blue skin
  • Chronic Bronchitis ... cyanosis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ... cyanosis, blue skin
  • Congenital heart defects ... cyanosis, blue skin

    D

  • Dermatomyositis ... bluish-purple skin rash
  • Drowning ... cyanosis

    E

  • Emphysema ... cyanosis, blue skin
  • Epiglotitis ... cyanosis
  • Erythromelalgia ... red or purple skin patches

    F

  • Familial emphysema ... cyanosis, blue skin

    H

  • Heart attack ... cyanosis

    I

  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura ... purplish skin areas

    K

  • Kaposi's Sarcoma ... purple spots

    M

  • Melioidosis ... cyanosis
  • Methahemoglobinemia ... blue cheeks, cyanosis
  • Mountain sickness ... cyanosis

    N

  • Necrotizing fasciitis ... violet skin
  • Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome ... cyanosis

    P

  • Pneumoconiosis ... cyanosis
  • Pneumonia ... cyanosis
  • Primary pulmonary hypertension ... cyanosis
  • Pulmonary edema ... cyanosis
  • Pulmonary embolism ... cyanosis

    R

  • Raynaud's phenomenon ... skin whiteness then blueness then redness, Cyanosis (blueness)

    S

  • Sarcoidosis ... purple skin patches
  • Shaken Baby Syndrome ... bluish skin
  • Shock ... cyanosis

    W

  • Whooping Cough ... Blue or purple (cyanosis)
    Conditions listing complications: Blue skin: The following list of conditions have 'Blue skin' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    B

  • Bronchiolitis ... cyanosis

    C

  • Chemical pneumonia ... cyanosis
  • Croup ... cyanosis


    Last revised: Nov 25, 2003

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